Dumbdown. An alternative to Markdown.

Dumbdown is the simple replacement for markdown. The keyword for title is title :). No unpronounceable syntax. Tables are easy.

"When I launched Dumbdown, it shot to the front page of HackerNews, Lobste.rs, and Reddit. Thousands of people visited it. It seems to have potential.\r\n\r\nI just don't have time to work on it.\r\n\r\nThe code is all open source\/public domain.\r\n\r\nhttps:\/\/github.com\/treenotation\/jtree\/tree\/master\/langs\/dumbdown\r\nhttps:\/\/jtree.treenotation.org\/designer\/#standard%20dumbdown\r\n\r\nIt needs a website, some marketing love, and some good customer service and evangelism.\r\n\r\nI am happy to add features and improve the code, if other good people can handle talking to users and marketing.\r\n\r\n"

We're going to need...

Web Developer

"I have the domain dumbdown.org. But there is no website. We need someone(s) who can build a great website."

Community Manager

"We need people who can talk to users and find out what they need."


"We need people to write content about dumbdown and make it better."


"We need a project manager(s) who will run the crowdsourcer and manage the project and team."

How we're getting along...

  • We are go! Repeat, we have lift off!

      4 years ago

    "This is where the fun begins. Introducing... \n#### **Dumbdown. An alternative to Markdown.** \nCreated by the awesome \u003Ca href=\u0022https:\/\/crowdsourcer.io\/profile\/AEc0DkwX\u0022\u003Ebreck\u003C\/a\u003E."

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